Solo Piping Boost: Lochaber Gathering Confirmed ‘Live’ at End of August

The popular Lochaber Gathering professional piping contest is to go ahead this year after cancellation in 2020. Barring unforeseen problems, it will be one of the first ‘in person’ solo contests to be held in Scotland post-pandemic. By Ken A. CameronChairman, Lochaber Piping Society After the sad death last year of Allan MacColl, who almost single-handedly organised the competition, it looked as if this popular and successful event might disappear…

Lochaber Keep Piping Going Despite Two Year ‘Live’ Lapse

Ken Cameron of the Lochaber Piping Society reports: Our on-line Junior Medley Competition was very successful and the results are below. Just as an indicator of the impact of C-19 and the restrictions, the last ‘live’ Junior competition we held was in 2019 – two years ago – and we were really pleased to welcome back many familiar names as well as many new ones. As a measure of how…

Lochaber Piping Society Report Concern Over Lack of Involvement of Local Youngsters

By Ken Cameron Lochaber Piping Society has held its AGM and Open Meeting. No change in office bearers but we’re really happy to include James Rosie into the main body of the Committee and look forward to his input and energy. We have agreed on 28th March for our Youth Piping and Drumming Competition, with the venue again being Lochaber High School (although that has to be finalised). Our main news…

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